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Vegan Carrot Loaf Cake  Recipe

Vegan Carrot Loaf Cake


Try this easy recipe for vegan carrot cake made with a batter of spelt flour, dairy-free milk, coconut oil, and walnuts and frosted with a fresh lemon icing.


  • 2 ½ cups spelt flour
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups finely grated carrots
  • 2 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 ¾ tablespoons vegan butter
  • 3 tablespoons soy milk
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. Mix spelt flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a bowl. Mix soy milk, coconut oil, applesauce, coconut sugar, and vanilla extract together in another bowl. Fold flour mixture into the milk mixture until just combined. Add carrots; whisk well. Add walnuts and stir to evenly distribute.
  3. Pour carrot cake batter into the loaf pan and even out the top with a spatula.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Turn cake out onto a cooling rack.
  5. Beat confectioners' sugar, vegan butter, and soy milk together in a bowl using an electric mixer to make the icing. Add lemon juice, vinegar, and vanilla extract. Mix well. Frost cake once cool.

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Nutritional Information

Vegan Carrot Loaf Cake

Servings Per Recipe: 10
Calories: 430.9
% Daily Value *
protein: 15 %
carbohydrates: 16 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 15 %
fat: 38 %
saturated fat: 55 %
vitamin a iu: 74 %
niacin equivalents: 10 %
vitamin b6: 9 %
vitamin c: 4 %
folate: 6 %
calcium: 13 %
iron: 10 %
magnesium: 14 %
potassium: 6 %
sodium: 22 %
thiamin: 13 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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